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Australian vanadium project, Australia – update
18th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Construction on the vanadium electrolyte facility has started. 

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Explorer diversifies with Guinea iron project
18th August 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Australia-headquartered, ASX-listed West Africa explorer and developer Arrow Minerals’ early-stage Simandou North iron project, in south-eastern Guinea, is assisting in consolidating the company’s... 

Exxaro Resources CEO Dr Nombasa Tsengwa.
Decarbonisation is urgent imperative, says coal mining company Exxaro
17th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Decarbonisation of coal mining company Exxaro’s operations and entire value chain is an urgent imperative to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, which will result in the additional benefits of... 

Capital delivers strong interim performance
16th August 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

London-listed Capital Limited delivered a pleasing performance across all business divisions for the half year ended June 30, CEO Peter Stokes says, highlighting the announcement during the period... 

Stockpiles could add potential at Buena Vista
16th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Iron-ore junior Magnum Mining & Exploration will evaluate stockpiles at its Buena Vista project, in Nevada, as potential mill feed. The company on Wednesday said that the stockpiles are estimated... 

Women in Mining ready to join forces during the month of August
14th August 2023

Women leaders in mining within the borders of South Africa, will be gathering over two days on 30 & 31 August at the Indaba Hotel.  Although there are many events during women’s month this... 

Income from Exxaro’s equity-accounted investments at Sishen Iron Ore Company and Mafube Coal were negatively impacted by lower prices
Exxaro to report up to 37% fall in interim earnings
14th August 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Diversified resources company Exxaro Resources has warned of a 23% to 37% year-on-year decrease in earnings for the six months ended June 30 on the back of lower coal sales, prices and volumes and... 

Buena Vista could have 25-year life
14th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A scoping study into the Buena Vista iron-ore project, in Nevada, has estimated that the project could produce some 1.6-million tonne a year of concentrate over a mine life of 25-years.... 

India's NMDC posts Q1 profit rise on strong iron-ore sales
11th August 2023 By: Reuters

ndia's National Mineral Development Corp (NMDC) on Friday reported a rise in quarterly profit, aided by robust iron ore sales. The company posted a profit of 16.50 billion rupees for the first... 

Iron-ore surged, but could retest $100/mt support levels
Iron-ore surged, but could retest $100/mt support levels
11th August 2023 By: Reuters

Iron-ore futures spiked more than 2% on Friday, helped by rising steel mill production in China, although lingering property sector and steel demand concerns continued to weigh on sentiment. The... 

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Simandou partners strike trans-Guinean infrastructure deal
11th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Major Rio Tinto on Friday announced that the Simandou joint venture (JV) partners had concluded key agreements with the Republic of Guinea and the Winning Consortium Simandou (WCS) on the... 

Organisation appoints new board
11th August 2023

Internationally recognised nonprofit organisation International Women in Mining (IWiM) last month announced its new governance board and advisory council to support the next wave of strategic... 

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African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) - Women in Mining
11th August 2023

My job entails overall accountability for financial reporting, governance, risk management, information technology and efficient and optimal capital allocation across the African Rainbow Minerals... 

PGMs turn supportive in June’s mining output stats
10th August 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) reports that mining production increased by 1.1% year-on-year in June, with the largest positive contributors having been platinum group metals (PGMs) and gold.... 

Rio strikes green steel initiative
10th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner Rio Tinto has partnered with industrial start-up H2 Green Steel on a green steel initiative. Under a multi-year supply agreement for high grade direct reduction iron-ore pellets... 

Graves a barrier for Jindal’s $2bn South African iron mine
8th August 2023 By: Bloomberg

A plan by Jindal Steel & Power Ltd. to develop an up-to $2 billion iron-ore mine in South Africa is facing opposition from communities who say the operation would require thousands of homes and... 

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Vale loses bid to block BHP's London lawsuit in Brazil dam case
7th August 2023 By: Reuters

ale on Monday lost a bid to block fellow mining giant BHP Group's bid to have it share potential liability in a 36-billion-pound ($46-billion) London lawsuit over Brazil's worst environmental... 

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Goldman commodities research chief Jeff Currie set to leave bank
7th August 2023 By: Bloomberg

Jeff Currie, the prominent commodities analyst known for making bold — often bullish — pronouncements, is leaving Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Currie has been the face of the Wall Street titan’s... 

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WA companies shrug off woes
7th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Western Australia’s listed mining companies were worth a combined A$363.3-billion at the close of the 2023 financial year, up 21% on the previous year, advisory firm Deloitte found. The 2023... 

Fortescue appoints energy CFO
2nd August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Iron-ore and green energy company Fortescue has announced the appointment of Deborah Caudle as CFO for the Fortescue Energy division, from September this year. Caudle, along with Mark Hutchinson,... 

Genmin gets enviro approval in Gabon
2nd August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Iron-ore junior Genmin has received environmental approval for its Baniaka iron-ore project in Gabon. The company on Wednesday said that Gabon’s Minister of Environment had approved the social... 

Massive Chinese State iron-ore buyer still an unknown quantity
Massive Chinese State iron-ore buyer still an unknown quantity
1st August 2023 By: Bloomberg

A year after China set up a company that’s expected to become the world’s biggest iron-ore buyer, the firm and how it will operate remains shrouded in mystery. China Mineral Resources Group was... 

The future of Australian steel innovation
1st August 2023

We sat down with Paul Zulli, Director at the ARC Research Hub for Australian Steel Innovation (Steel Research Hub or Hub), to discuss how the Hub covers the entire steel value chain, and what... 

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Local challenges hinder greener steelmaking
28th July 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

With iron-ore production having declined in South Africa over the past two years, the country faces several challenges that could hinder the realisation of establishing a greener steelmaking... 

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ESG certification for Gabon iron-ore producer
28th July 2023

Emerging African iron-ore producer Genmin advised last month that it was awarded environmental, social and governance (ESG) certification by independent, transparent assessment platform Digbee ESG.... 

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Hamersley Iron, Australia
28th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

An iron-ore mine in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. 

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Pilbara iron-ore project, Australia
28th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Flinders Mines has launched a scoping study to determine the potential development of the project resources to produce a +60% iron direct shipping ore product. 

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Kapstevel South project, South Africa – update
28th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Kumba Iron Ore has reported that first ore is on track for delivery in the first half of 2024. 

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Sishen ultrahigh dense-media separation project, South Africa – update
28th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Kumba has significantly progressed detailed design work on ultrahigh dense-media separation technology to improve its premium product offering at Sishen. 

Women in Mining’s time to shine
Women in Mining’s time to shine
27th July 2023

Events over the years have given notice to the lack of female leadership in South Africa, especially in mining.  While women in top leadership positions are scarce, the Mining Sector is persistent... 

Anglo American CE Duncan Wanblad.
Southern Africa is now Anglo’s only business region not on renewable energy
27th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Southern Africa is now the only region in the Anglo American business fold that is not on renewable energy because the company cannot go to a market and acquire that energy in the same way that it... 

Iron-ore looks set for a tumble as major stimulus hopes fade
Iron-ore looks set for a tumble as major stimulus hopes fade
27th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

Iron-ore’s rally over the last couple of months is looking increasingly brittle as hopes fade for the type of big-bang, infrastructure-heavy stimulus that China used to deploy. Authorities have... 

New Anglo American Platinum CEO Craig Miller.
Craig Miller is new Anglo American Platinum CEO
27th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Anglo American Platinum FD Craig Miller is the new CEO of Anglo American Platinum, with effect from October 1. This follows incumbent CEO Natascha Viljoen’s decision in February 2023 to take up the... 

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Fortescue marks record shipment in full year
27th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Iron-ore major Fortescue has reported record iron-ore shipments for the full year ended June following a strong June quarter. The miner on Thursday said that iron-ore shipments in the June... 

Weba Chute Systems Technical Manager, Dewald Tintinger and Director Denise Abrahams during a site survey at a steel plant
Optimising transfer points in brownfields projects
25th July 2023

As mining companies embark on brownfields initiatives to meet rising market demand for battery and other minerals, the optimising of transfer points presents a valuable opportunity to deliver more... 

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Kumba lowers full-year sales guidance as logistics challenges persist
25th July 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE-listed Kumba Iron Ore achieved a solid operational and financial performance for the six months ended June 30, despite ongoing logistics constraints and weak global steel demand impacting on... 

Tycoon Jindal’s JSW Steel scouts for global coal mining assets
Tycoon Jindal’s JSW Steel scouts for global coal mining assets
25th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

JSW Steel is on the lookout for coal assets globally as the tycoon Sajjan Jindal-led mill seeks to tie up raw material supplies for its expansions in India. India’s top producer of the alloy has... 

Iron Bridge ships first manganese
25th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Iron-ore major Fortescue has loaded the first high-grade magnetite project from its newly built Iron Bridge operation, in the Pilbara, for shipment to customers in Vietnam. The first shipment... 

Aveng to swing to full-year loss
21st July 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE-listed Aveng expects to report a loss a share and a headline loss a share for the financial year ended June 30, compared with earnings a share of 106c and headline earnings a share of 252c... 

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Multotec opens manufacturing plant in Brazil to better serve iron-ore miners
21st July 2023 By: Darren Parker

Multotec has expanded its operation in Brazil with the opening of a manufacturing facility. This enables the company to bring its manufacturing capabilities closer to its customers in the country.... 

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Time to act
21st July 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Three recent international publications have underlined just how urgent it is for South Africa to respond to the challenges and opportunities being presented by the strong growth in demand for... 

Anglo’s second-quarter production up 11%
20th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining company Anglo American lifted second-quarter production by 11% compared with the second quarter in 2022, reflecting the ramp-up of its new Quellaveco copper mine in Peru, which... 

Adrian van Wyk
Optimising mining operations, reducing costs through control and industrial automation
20th July 2023

By Adrian van Wyk, Managing Director at Referro Systems (Pty) Ltd With over 22 years’ experience representing some of the world’s most renowned industrial brands, including Rockwell Automation,... 

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Booyco Electronics, South African pioneer of Proximity Detection Systems, offers safety solutions for underground and surface mining, quarrying,...

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Weir Minerals Africa and Middle East
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Weir Minerals Africa is a global supplier of excellent minerals solutions, including pumps, valves, hydrocyclones, wear-resistant linings,...

Booyco Electronics
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Booyco Electronics, South African pioneer of Proximity Detection Systems, offers safety solutions for underground and surface mining, quarrying,...


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